A spirited team

Think of us as seasoned entrepreneurs. We are the face of industry leadership and start up innovation.
Our in-store solutions are changing the way people shop.

Our History

How we got to where we are.

Our shopper engagement solutions have grown up over the years—and so have we. We started in 1992, first previewing music, and then designing, building, and operating scalable in-store digital networks with proven wins for consumers, retailers, and brands.

Now, as clicks, taps, and “Likes” are transforming brick and mortar retail, we are augmenting our end-to-end offerings to include integrated social and mobile campaigns, real-time hyperlocal messaging, omnichannel strategies, interactive touchscreens, and data-driven shopper technologies. We’re delivering an in-store customer experience that supports the way people expect to shop TODAY. We call it the Store of the NOW.

Leadership

Our management team.

Kevin Carbone

Kevin Carbone

CEO


Kevin is leading PRN as CEO. In prior executive roles, he built strategic relationships with Visa, Sun, Gateway, AMD, General Dynamics, Apple, and Cisco. Most recently, Kevin was Founder and CEO of 6Connex, a virtual collaboration software company. Kevin holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa.

Jonathan Rosen

SVP, Content, Strategy, and Creative Services


Jonathan leads the brand integration, content strategy, and creative teams at PRN. His focus is consumer activation and conversion at retail. Prior to joining PRN, Jonathan was Co-Founder at Spine Films, where he created original programming for Discovery Networks and National Geographic. Jonathan holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Columbia University, and was a Directing Fellow at the American Film Institute.

Jonathan Rosen
Chuck Billups

Chuck Billups

SVP, Brand Advertising and Retail Partnerships


Chuck leads advertising sales and retail strategy and accounts at PRN. He has deep experience in shopper and brand marketing, advertising sales, and retail account management from Procter & Gamble, The Path to Purchase Institute, and PRN. Chuck holds a B.A. from Penn and an M.B.A. from Michigan, and served as an Officer in the U.S. Navy.

Katie Harless

SVP, Services and Operations


Katie is a leader of Service and Operations for PRN’s retail and advertiser clients. Before joining PRN, she held senior roles in Production Management at San Francisco-based Preview Media/News Travel Network and Ziff Davis Television. Later, at Tech TV, she oversaw Post Production and Master Control Operations. Katie holds a B.A. in Behavior Sciences from the University of Chicago, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa.

Katie Harless
Chip Hansel

Chip Hansel

VP, Field Solutions


Chip leads a team responsible for the deployment and ongoing support of PRN’s network solutions. Prior to joining PRN in 1999, Chip spent 11 years working in customer and field services, focusing on customer solutions and automation. He holds a B.S. in Industrial & Computer Technology and a Minor in Mathematics from California State University, Chico.

Patrick Phipps

VP, Strategic Partnerships


Patrick heads up PRN’s partnership efforts. Prior to joining PRN, Patrick was with IBM in their Enterprise Marketing Software Group where he helped leading companies transform into omnichannel marketing organizations. Over the last 20 years Patrick has held leadership roles in digital media, software, and customer experience management, where he forged partnerships and strategic transactions with many big brands including: Nordstrom, Starbucks, Nike, Expedia, The Home Depot, and Costco. Patrick holds a B.A. in Communications from Washington State University.

Patrick Phipps

Culture

Our core values.

Our Core Values

Careers

We’re always looking for new talent! Please see the listings below, or contact us if you’re interested in joining our team.

QA Analyst

  • Experienced with Automation testing
  • Proficient in writing automation scripts that includes WebServices, DB, web testing
  • Good SQL knowledge — can run basic queries in DB for testing
  • Hands-on experience with shell scripting
  • Hands-on experience with debugging server logs in Linux
  • Hands-on experience with being part of Big Data or Data Migration project is a bonus
  • Selenium, SOAP UI
  • 6+ years of experience

Location: San Jose, CA
Job Type: Full-time

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@prn.com.

Sr. Java Engineer

Required Skill Set:

  • Very strong in Core Java and J2EE concepts (Spring)
  • Good hands on experience on AWS (EC2, RDS, S3, VPC, Cloudwatch, Route53)
  • Expertise in MYSQL / Oracle DB, with basic DBA knowledge
  • Good experience on WebServices (Both REST and SOAP)
  • Good knowledge on any NoSQL database
  • Advanced experience in Linux shell scripting and server administration experience

Good to Have:

  • Data warehouse solutions e.g. Netezza
  • POS Integration knowledge
  • Java Swing
  • CI / CD experience (Jenkins, Gradle, Maven)

Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshooting complex technical issues working with Support teams involving reading and understanding code
  • Identifying and resolving performance bottlenecks
  • Complex system integrations both internal and external
  • Devising scalable and high quality backend services
  • Taking complete ownership of multiple modules
  • Ability to plan and execute quick term migration solutions

Required Education and Experience:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science
  • 5+ years of work experience

Location: San Jose, CA
Job Type: Full-time
Required education: Bachelor’s degree
Required experience:

  • Java: 5 years
  • EC2, RDS , S3, VPC, Cloudwatch, Route53: 3 years

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@prn.com.

Advertising Client Services Manager

  • Support external advertising clients and their agencies to produce and implement effective ad campaigns for PRN’s national digital media networks on time and within budget.
  • Main driver of the post-sale process, including managing all related ongoing communications, providing ad creative and production specifications to clients, using PRN systems to manage implementation, serving in the ad traffic function, securing client approvals and managing client expectations throughout the production process to ensure that contractual commitments are met.
  • Cultivate strong relationships and provide excellent customer service to achieve high levels of client satisfaction.
  • Contribute to campaign performance analysis.
  • Lead effort on assigned accounts to devsite  on webelop client success stories that PRN can use in its selling efforts.
  • Formalize feedback recommendations to internal teams about ad campaigns and internal processes to improve PRN’s offerings and drive renewals.
  • Perform other job-related duties and project manage special projects and initiatives as required.
  • Previous experience developing and implementing broadcast advertising and/or marketing programs strongly preferred.

Location: San Francisco, CA
Job Type: Full-time

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@prn.com.

Director, Media Sales – Health & Wellness

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Manages all advertising sales related activities for the company in on a specified list of pharmaceutical customer accounts
  • Develops account specific sales strategies targeting advertising revenue growth from all assigned accounts, at all relevant retail networks
  • Coordinate with other areas of the Company to develop revenue growth support initiatives including custom marketing materials, programming elements and retailer endorsement
  • Responsible for overseeing all post-sales related functions including trafficking, billing and stewardship for any active client
  • Must develop and maintain relationships with all key decision makers including client and agency based personnel
  • Must maintain general understanding of industries and competitive activities that relate to all assigned accounts
  • Provides daily and weekly updates to SVP
  • Increase advertising revenue for the Company from assigned Accounts.
  • Direct/coordinate with other areas of the Company on any interaction with assigned Accounts
  • Perform other job-related duties and work on special projects as required.

 
ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

  • At least 5 years sales experience in a national media, promotions or marketing services organization.
  • Experience selling to health, wellness, pharmaceutical and related advertisers
  • Bachelor’s degree in business-related or other field

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven and outstanding track record of success in selling to national brands
  • Understanding of media/promotional sales strategies to large, national companies. Able to articulate and implement these strategies effectively.
  • Experience selling to consumer health and wellness brands
  • Established relationships with key decision makers at key national accounts
  • Ability to react and adapt in the rapidly-changing and growing marketplace of digital out-of-home media
  • Understanding of retail merchandising and media

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@prn.com.